Bulldog Colleague Moving On

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Shelia Adams Cowes, Director of Enrollment Events and Visitor Relations – Customer Service and Programs, will be leaving the University on Feb. 22 after more than 17 years of service.

Welcome New Colleagues

Notes:

Hannah, please give each employee their own sign. Christine is the top pic and Janelle is the bottom. Make headline: Newest Bulldog Employee

AS OF FEB. 16, DO NOT INCLUDE CHRISTINE.

Thanks.

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Welcome to the following new colleagues, who joined Kettering on Feb. 15:

Christine Hill, Accounts Payable Lead with the Busines Office

Janelle Wallace, Office Assistant with the Wellness Center

Submit Your Dog Photos for Automation Research Project

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The Mechanical Engineering Department needs pictures of dogs to be used in the development of a program that could take automotive safety features to the next level.
If the research project is successful, it will help recognize if a dog is on a leash and improve the automation of vehicles. All images should include at least one human and one dog, on or off a leash.

Submit your photos here.

Contact Dr. Diane Peters at dpeters@kettering.edu with questions.

Holistic Bulldog Mental Health Week Schedule

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7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday via Zoom
7-8 p.m., Wednesday via Zoom
6-7 p.m., Thursday via Zoom

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This week’s Building a Holistic Bulldog will focus on mental health. Below is this week’s schedule of virtual events:

  • Today, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Guided meditation.
  • Tomorrow, Feb. 17, 7 to 8 p.m.: Managing stress session, presented by the Wellness Center.
  • This Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 to 7 p.m.: “Ignite Your Happiness,” presented by Happiness Coach Rochelle Gapere.

Check Bulldog Weekly for more info.

In-person Campus Dining Resumes Wednesday

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Wednesday, Feb. 17

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In-person dining will resume tomorrow, Feb. 17 at the Sunrise Cafe, Einstein Bros. Bagels and BJ’s Lounge & Grill with limited seating capacity.

Social distancing must be observed, and masks must be worn except when eating.

Carry-out also will be an option.

Operation hours will remain the same and can be found here.

 

Tutors Needed for Flint Kids at SBEV

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4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday

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College students are needed to work with middle-school-aged students in math and reading as part of the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village (SBEV) tutoring program.

The program will begin next Monday, Feb. 22, after school sometime between 4 and 7 p.m. It will continue Monday through Friday.

Classroom capacities will be limited to eight to 10 people, and everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

All necessary materials will be provided, but you’ll need your own transportation. SBVE is located at 4119 Saginaw St. in Flint.

To sign up, click here.

For more information, contact Dr. Ben Pauli at bpauli@kettering.edu or Dr. Pete Gheresus at pgheresu@kettering.edu.

February IT Newsletter Available

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The February IT Newsletter is available here.

In this month’s edition, you’ll find information about:

  • Product updates for the following:
    • Advise
    • Banner Administrative Tools and Self Service
    • Event & Room Scheduling (EMS)
    • My Academic Plan (Degree Works)
    • KetteringU App (Mobile App)
    • Recruit (KUO Recruit & Admissions)
  • Get to know Banner webinar series
  • Upcoming user conferences (Ellucian and Leepfrog)
  • Student Self Service Banner
  • Esports update
  • Google Workspace and Zoom updates
  • Technology Tips
  • IT Maintenance Maintenance and Upgrades

Contact the IT Helpdesk at HelpDesk@kettering.edu or (810) 237-8324 with questions.

KDS Spring Survey, February Special Events

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Feb. 16, 17 and 24.

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This month, KDS planned special meals to celebrate Black History Month, Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. The following is the special meal that will be served:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 16: Paczkis are available to celebrate Fat Tuesday in the Sunrise Cafe all day
  • Wednesday, Feb. 17: No meat options will be available in the Sunrise Cafe and BJ’s in honor of Ash Wednesday
  • Next Wednesday, Feb. 24: Another Southern lunch, featuring fried catfish, white rice with black-eyed peas, fried okra, coleslaw and hushpuppies
Let us know how we’re doing by completing the Spring Survey here.
The survey is available Feb. 16 through Feb. 27. KDS will donate $1 to the Food Bank of Michigan for each completed survey.
For more information, email catering@kettering.edu.